It made no noise when it lost power. But what was cool about the wagon is that it could be equipped with four-wheel drive instead of the standard front-wheel-drive. And missileman is right - this car is not safe to drive right now. Great little car went alot of places the big boys could not go. As early as 1980, Toyota also hinted that this setup made the conversion to a four-wheel-drive setup easier, although such a version had to wait for the second generation. See how close you can get to the mark though. After all of the neglect, I wish I could pay that car back somehow.
I spent many an hour cutting away rotted metal along the bottom of the car and replacing it with bondo and new sheet metal. Not a bad record at all. He used it to haul music equipment and painting equipment. Jesse Pinkman references are guaranteed. He called back and said it made all kinds of loud noise and the piston probably went through the? This one is in great shape for the mileage. I had one almost new back in 1986. Almost any pattern is better than no pattern for me.
General Comments: It was cheap. I have replaced tires, head gaskets, even whole transmission on cross country trips where I bought it in another state and than drove it home. It feel like it's finally time to let it go. As far as I am concerned, they are still junk. You should not have had the car returned to you in that condition. From this generation on, the engine is mounted transversely, with the transmission mounted on the right side of the engine in a developed by and earlier popularised in such vehicles as the and.
And, mine had close to 400,000 miles before it developed a problem. The engine, transaxle and front-wheel-drive system were from the existing Tercel. It still has the original alternator though the voltage is slightly low from what it should be but geez on a 30 year old alternator? The new molding extended across the entire length of the rear bumper. The variable venturi carburettor reportedly has some problems, especially in the earlier models, such as a too rich mixture, which is caused by the too thin Teflon coating of the fuel-metering needle, which erodes over time due to friction. Normally, the car is operated with front-wheel drive. Only word of caution is that if anything goes wrong along the way it seems very difficult for garages to find parts. It was never in a significant accident so there's no bent frame or other collision damage issues.
Faults: When car was 16 years old Steering rack replacement oil leakage. Keep in mind, these cars are usually well past being rusted out by now. The brakes are power and are in excellent condition. The manual transmission and clutch are good: no problems. Then he learned the difference between a small car and a small truck. It was reliable as well.
Enclosed is a brief synopsis of that long-term keeper. With over 45 years in business our dealership group is pleased to say many of our clients have purchased several vehicles from us over the years. The Tercel is also sold in , which was manufactured and assembled by. The interior design pushed the dash further away, but brought the switches closer. I actually watched them get off the bus and walk onto the lot.
My kid thought it was the kickstand and was supposed to do that. Never let me down, lowest spot on car was bottom of roo bar it had…weak spot was ground clearance but if roo bar cleared was ok,kinds a test process. Choice of body styles increased as well, with the addition of a four-door sedan. We are a family owned dealership dedicated to making it easy for people to purchase the car that is right for them. However, I need some advice. I had it towed to a shop who said it was the timing belt that broke.
It handles turns very well and I have had it up to 100 miles per hour with no problems. I was too young at the time to drive, but I knew people who owned one. Recent New Front Differential grease. I put a thick o-ring around the drain plug, and it only drips a drop every now and then. All Tercels came standard with a new 13-inch wheel and tire combination. I said Mam, I have to take you to our Finance guy to do the paying part.